The House released its Education budget for 2017-2019 (only committee report and special provisions currently available) on Thursday, May 25th at an 8:30 AM committee meeting. Leadership allowed members to add amendments at the meeting though they had not received the budget in advance. The committee passed the report in a party line vote at approximately 2:45 PM.
Democracy for Sale travels with Zach Galifianakis, the comic star of the Hangover movies, back to his home state to investigate how North Carolina has become a bellwether for how the money of a few has come to dominate our democracy. Join Public Schools First NC and Working Films for free screenings to learn more about […]
All you want for Christmas is disaster relief, right? Gov. McCrory has called for a special legislative session beginning Tuesday, December 13, “for the purpose of authorizing the financial assistance necessary to aid the recovery from both Hurricane Matthew and the western North Carolina wildfires… and …
November 2016 has been an education-report-issuing good time in the old North State! A new legislative report on school funding was released November 14, while a draft report on NC’s virtual charter school pilot program was presented to the Charter School Advisory Board on November 15. Talk about things to be thankful for, right?